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Taplow House Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Taplow, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5289 / 51°31'43"N

Longitude: -0.6909 / 0°41'27"W

OS Eastings: 490909

OS Northings: 181918

OS Grid: SU909819

Mapcode National: GBR F7X.04X

Mapcode Global: VHDWK.ZT3V

Entry Name: Taplow House Hotel

Listing Date: 13 November 1973

Last Amended: 26 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332734

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44242

Location: Taplow, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL6

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

Civil Parish: Taplow

Built-Up Area: Taplow

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Taplow

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


7/646 Taplow House Hotel
(formerly listed as
13.11.73 Taplow House)

- II

Built 1751. Altered about 1800 and later, some of the later work being c1840 by
Basevi for Lord Thomond; 2 storeys plus attic. Brick partly painted white.
Entrance front severely plain with crenellated brick parapet. C19 sash windows
and a large mid C19 Roman cement Doric columned porte cochere. Ground floor
built out. Two-storey wings to right and left in similar style. Rainwater head
dated 1751. Garden front with two C18 rainwater heads one inscribed '1743 RS'.
Two-storey brick canted bay windows, with battlements, with a central feature
in Roman cement in Tudor style with, on ground floor, a canted bay window.
Wings to right and left; conservatory on left. Terrace wall of stock brick with
shallow buttresses, stairs and wrought iron railings. Interior has entrance
hall with Doric columns probably by Basevi; dining room said to have been built
in 1800 for Pascoe Grenfell but subsequently altered. Staircase with elaborate
chiselled brass balusters probably mid C19. HISTORY: The house appears to have
been mentioned first in 1598. In 1628 it was given by James I to Hampson, 1st
governor of Virginia. Sir Thomas Lawrence records dining here.

Listing NGR: SU9090981918

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